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Located in Issaquah, Washington, Kitsap visitors have the option of taking a ferry and driving through Seattle (about 36 miles one way) or driving around Puget Sound on Interstate 5 (about 85 miles one way), but the trip is an easy hour to two-hour journey, and at the end, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful lake, nestled in a wooded state park.
Community Events, August 2015
Nothing can quite prepare you for the feeling you get when standing on the edge of a 50-foot cliff overlooking clear, blue water, which you plan to jump into on the count of three. Devil’s Punchbowl, at Lake Crescent near Port Angeles, is reportedly about 1,000 feet deep. Thrill-seekers jump in from heights ranging from 15 to 50 feet. On July 28, my colleague Sara Miller and I were two of those people.
One tank of gas will get you to and from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Olympic Peninsula. And, if you don’t mind some visitors, the lighthouse at the end of the spit can be all yours.
Effective this month, the law levies a $125 fine for leaving animals in a car when it’s hot enough to harm them and permits animal control officers and police to break in and rescue pets without being liable for damages. “Normally at this time of year, we get around 15 calls a day,” Lead Animal Control Officer Chase Connolly said. “Now we’re getting maybe four or five.” As of this writing, his officers have issued two citations related to the law.